2017 A Record Breaking Year for New Mexico Oil Production

SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO – It’s official, New Mexico smashed previous annual marks to set a record for oil production in 2017. Driven by the burgeoning Permian Basin, the United States Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports that New Mexico oil producers pumped a record 172 million barrels of oil during 2017, topping the previous record of 147 million barrels set in 2015, and doubling New Mexico’s oil output since 2011.

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